Health Care Management
This 2.5-hour course will cover the role of the manager in health care organizations. Three prominent perspectives on the essential functions of the manager in all industries will be discussed, including Systems Thinking, Peter Drucker’s Five Basic Functions of the Manager, and Evidence-based Management. This session will also describe how health care management is different than management in other sectors, including the health care manager’s role on the interprofessional team. Finally, this session will review the skills necessary for managers to lead health care organizations.
Course Learning Objectives
As a result of attending this session, participants will:
- Describe the management role in all types of organizations
- Differentiate general management from health care management
- Identify the functions of the manager on the interprofessional health care team
- Understand how health care managers act as leaders
This session is intended for clinician and non-clinician team members at Tampa General Hospital who seek to understand the unique role of health care manager, whether they want to become a one or learn how to work more effectively with them.